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Indy Parks

Follow Indy Parks into Fall

Check out the Fall Fun Guide for upcoming activities, programs and more

Follow the leader of FUN with Indy Parks! With the kids back in school, The Fall Fun Guide is your path to a season of smiles, a mountain of memories, and a lifetime of laughs....more»

Private School Options in Indy

Finding the perfect fit for your child

Because of your desire to help your child achieve their highest potential, a private school may be the best way to custom-fit your child's education....more»

Community Spotlight

2011 Indianapolis Heart Walk and 5k • Saturday, Sept. 17 at White River State Park • Register online at www....more»


An Interview with Colts Linebacker Gary Brackett

Community Role Model and Family Man

As the 2011-2012 Colts season is getting underway, the Colts players are spending more and more time working as a team to prepare for another great season of football....more»

Publisher's Note

Encourage Children to 'Have a Great Day'

Teaching optimism and responsibility

The attitude your children have when they leave for school is key to how they perform. Make certain that your children are organized for the next day before they go to bed....more»

Indy on a Budget

Transportation Troubles

Saving money on costly auto repairs

Today everyone is looking to save money and unexpected car repairs are the last thing busy families want to deal with....more»

Learning Adventures and Educational Roadtrips

Favorite spots for hands-on learning

The new school year has arrived and it's time to plan a year packed full of field trip fun. Local schools, home-educated children, and families can all benefit from a hands-on approach to learning....more»

Special Needs Awareness

A Strategy to Overcoming Dyslexia

A direct, explicit and multisensory approach

Dyslexia is a language-based learning difference. People with it have trouble with language skills like reading, spelling, writing and pronouncing words....more»

Signs and Symptoms of Autism in Babies

Pediatricians tell you what to look for

Parents can expect a few things of kids with autism. One is they will present their own unique set of symptoms....more»

Pediatric Health

Facing Childhood Cancer in Central Indiana

Local hospitals provide families with care

Asaf Halevi's 3-year-old son was having knee pain. It would come and go. The family didn't think much of it; yet, the pain never resolved itself....more»

Pediatric Health

Hope in the Midst of Childhood Cancer

Story of a local survivor

This year across the U.S., more than 12,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer. And 3,000 of them will not survive the disease....more»

Pediatric Health

Considering Adolescent Bariatric Surgery

Weighing the options

Nearly one in three children and teens are overweight. Teens that are overweight might experience irregular menstrual periods, avoid physical activity and suffer from poor school performance and sleeping issues....more»

Museum Note

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

New Exhibit at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Ribbit! Ribbit! Croak! They climb, hop, jump, run, burrow, swim and glide. They can be orange, red, green, yellow, camouflage or a mixture of colors with bumps, webbed feet, horns or sticky tongues....more»

Dear Teacher

Your Questions of Teachers — Answered

How Much Homework Help Is too Much? Question: Our 11-year-old daughter is starting sixth grade this year, her first year in middle school....more»

Mommy Magic

Mommy Magic

Evaluating Your Friendships

I was recently talking with my oldest daughter who is now a "tweenager" about friendships. I started to tell her that there are lots of different kinds of friends....more»
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